An armed robbery occurred Friday morning at this Boost Mobile store located at 2001 Washington Street in Waukegan. | Photo: Google Street View

No one is in custody after a man armed with a handgun robbed a Boost Mobile store in Waukegan Friday morning.

The incident occurred at around 10:50 a.m. Friday at Boost Mobile, 2001 Washington Street, in Waukegan.

Waukegan Deputy Police Chief Joe Florip told Lake and McHenry County Scanner that the suspect is a male Hispanic described as 5-foot-10 and having a slim build.

According to an Illinois State Police Emergency Radio Network (ISPERN) alert broadcasted to area police departments, the man was wearing a black hat, blue mask, black jacket, black pants and black and white shoes.

The man displayed a gun during the robbery and reportedly took cell phones and an unknown amount of money, the alert said.

He was last seen fleeing the scene southbound on Wisconsin Avenue on foot and he reportedly entered an older model white sedan, the alert added.

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Florip said no one is in custody and police are not disclosing what exactly was taken during the robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Waukegan Police Department’s tip line at 847-360-9001.